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bail and was released that same night. the u.s. attorney's office and san francisco da are working out who will try the case. stern is not his attorney but says the deputy faces a rough road. >> courts have been known to deafuate and come down more hashly on law enforcement officers based on an expectation that's higher than the general public. >>> deputy's first court appearance is set for next monday. >>> to oakland where defense attorneys for the accused gunmen at a mass shooting say the suspect is not fit for trial. a psychologist claims he's a paranoid schizophrenic and cannot understand court proceedings. the victim's families say he shouldn't get away with it. >> he shouldn't be a coward. let him own up to what he did. >> reporter: the defense needs a second psychoyacht tick opinion and there is a delay in the case because he asked for an interpreter. >>> a follow-up on the arrest of a southern california man at a security check point. officials say he was wearing a watch that looks like a trigger for an explosive device. the 49-year-old went to court and learned the coun
. happening now, paul chambers is life and tells us this one day strike is actually going to last a lot five days, paul? >> reporter: that is correct, gassi, it's been eight days, and this is the nurses union and you can see that they're taking part in the final rally today as they're in the picket line for the second time since may 2011. they're loud and want to be heard. around 3200 nurses took part in this one day strike. these nurses hit the streets at 7:00 this morning. >> 85% of those nurses that are coming here to work during the strike have been with us before on previous strikes. so we are very confident in the level of care that they provide. >> it's very sad that they're willing to spend millions of dollars on these nurses and not on their nurses, who are really what make their hospital. >> reporter: they're asking that they make 100 major concessions, including changes to paid sick leave and out of pocket costs for health care. they're asking for clear concessions but in most cases, they're in line with, or better than u.s. health care benefits. >> that's what we want to be taken
key groups: minorities and the use vote for key in obama's reelection. democratic party staff and volunteers in san francisco were busy clearing the campaign office as the people came by searching for obama signs and taking pictures to remember this moment in history. >> oh, i was walking by and i voted for obama and i wanted to remember that i voted for obama so i'm picking these up to take home. >> reporter: it was an emotional evening as thousands of students watched the election results. without the youth vote, the president might not have been reelected. the exit poll from fox news says that he was overwhelming support from people under 30, 64% for obama, 30% for obama. >> the numbers don't lie. >> reporter: political analyst randy shanavil says that this is a reflection of the changing demographic. he was getting support from 93% of blacks, 71% of asians, and 71% of hispanics. >> the republicans are not clicking with those groups and if those groups grow and republican policies stay the same, they're going to continue to lose the votes. >>> we have gays, lesbians, asians
money. i will save you. >> my name is the morning after ferry. >> reporter: others told us this is their first castro halloween. >> i'm actually from san diego. moved to the bay area, and this is where it's at. >> reporter: one man performed the gangnam style dance. at this hour, the mood remains festive despite the small turn out. amber lee, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> new video tonight of an accident in santa rosa. the children were in a crosswalk with their parents when they were struck by a vehicle. it happened about 7:30 on north dutten avenue near west 8th street. police tell us the 10-year-old boy, and 4-year-old girl were transported to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. the driver stopped, and is cooperating with authorities. >>> a steady rain also fell on san francisco tonight. which areas are being hit hardest, and what to expect tomorrow in 9 minutes. >>> halloween in san francisco paled in comparison to the massive celebration of the world series champion san francisco giants today. more than a million spectatorred turned out. even though this is the
, to contra costa county. p.g. is telling us that there are about 15,000 customers that lost power this evening in the bay area, but again it was rain throughout the first half of the day. and boy, that's exactly what our chief meteorologist bill martin called for. bill, you told us that it would clear up by noon, and it did. >> [inaudible] that gave us a break -- the heaviest an inch of rain -- the upshot to that, the rainfall came under the estimates. so the rain not as heavy as expected. so that's good for the first of these heavy weather systems. if you take a look at the rainfall systems, heavy rain, but livermore, quarter of an inch. just an inch of rain in lowland. we're getting a break, there's the system as it moves out of the area. and you see that blue sky, we're going to get about scoffers of dry in the bay area. we've got all the live radars going, we've got reno, and sacramento, and looking for rain, the next system's going to come in here and it's going to come in as twice as strong as the other. i'm going to have all the details when i come back. i'm going to time t
a home in a neighborhood of million dollars homes. amber lee is live now to tell us what happened. >> reporter: investigators are still on scene making sure there are no flair ups. the fire started here and spread next door. the fire broke out around 7:00 tonight on firmwood. neighbors told me dinner was interrupted by the smell of fire. they initially thought it was someone's fireplace that is until they looked outside. >> this house was on fire like i've never seen before. it was the most frightening thing i had ever seen. it was unbelievable how hot and bright it was. i could feel the intensity on my face. it was out of control. >> reporter: fire crews said when they arrived the home was fully engulfed in flames. the assistant fire chief tells us the house was unoccupied and currently under construction. making it hard for firefighters to go in. >> to protect our members, there were no people, only property, we fought it from outside to protect our people. >> reporter: neighbors tell us they suspect roofers caused the fire. >> they were working on the roof, they were using a bi
. and amber lee is going to show us why the morning commute is going to be a mess but we begin with jana katsuyama with where the heaviest rain has been falling so far. >> reporter: it's been a downpour here. crews have been here trying to clear out the leaves and the debris from low lying areas and we are on third street where you can see the road dips down. that's the area where police are concerned about. they're expecting for a lot of rain to fill this area. water has already saturated the ground and more rain keeps falling. >> during intense rainfalls it rises rapidly. >> reporter: fire officials say people should be weary of streams and rivers as well as pooling water and flooding. >> if you find standing water and you cannot tell how deep it is do not drive through it. it doesn't take a lot of water to either move a vehicle or float a vehicle. >> reporter: tonight just a small pile of sand remains at the municipal yard. trash cans strategically marked and placed around the move to catch any leaks from heavy rain. in heelsburg rain fell on the russian river where rain is expected
't even know he was missing. amber lee tells us how police found this little boy. >> reporter: police tell us they used every resource available to find this little 11-year-old boy. he was found near palocita school at 11:00 p.m.. we went to the home of the boy. while we were speaking to the family, police called to tell us that the boy had been found and that they were trying to locate the father. when we told police we were with the family they asked us to let us know he was safe. >> police just found him. >> really. >> they just found him and they are going to call you any minute now. >> hello. >> mr. ren handed the phone to his stepson when detectives called because he doesn't speak english. >> hi, hi. okay where? >> reporter: in mandarin, the father thanks police. the boy's stepbrother says he is relieved. >> very happy right now. >> we caught up with father and son after they were reunited with each other. >> how are you doing? >> good. >> where did you go? >> to my friend's house. >> reporter: ren told us that he went to a different friend's home. and that he didn't want to call his
of the dead and honors those no longer with us including loved ones and ancestors. amber lee is with us to show us the roots of this tradition. >> reporter: we're live where people have set up altars like this one. but the main attraction is the annual procession through the streets of the mission. all eyes were drawn to the aztec dancers and their colorful head gear witnessed by hundreds in the procession many with candles. the spirit of ancestors come to visit once a year on this day. >> i'm teeling -- feeling very happy and feel great to showcase our culture. >> they have the food and drink that they love and things like that to honor the dead. >> reporter: this woman told us the tradition of face paint appealed to her as she honored her friend robert yagey killed in a bicycling accident years ago. >> i love that people come together to make art in the name of someone they love to create something beautiful, you know when things are seemingly falling apart. >> reporter: this woman built an altar if her late son-in-law and deceased family members. >> this is like bringing them back
for this day, but change is on the horizon. meteorologist rosemary orozco will run it down for us later in this news cast. >>> on the east coast residents recovering from last week's massive storm are now bracing for another. more than 1 million homes in new jersey and new york are still without power. now forecasters are warning about a nor'easter expected to hit wednesday. this next storm is expected to bring rain, wind, and freezing temperatures to the region. authorities say it could also cause more power out ajs. >>> so life in the northeast is beginning to return to normal. more than 1 million students returned to school today after week-long closure due to last week's superstorm. most but not all schools were reopened today. in the hardest-hit areas, dozens of schools remain closed due to structural damage and power issues. >>> san jose place say a 23-year-old man is now under arrest for this past weekend's fatal shooting of a father of three. investigators say gal have a knew the victim, 2-year-old robert. investigators say it appears gal van and agulto got into some kind of arg
for us to process them. that 20% for us could be 60,000 ballots and could take three or four days to count. >> election staff can't go home until all of the precincting deliver their ballast. -- their ballots. these workers will be up late into the night to make sure everything gets processed. >> and more results now. measure a is winning so far. that means an $11 parcel tox will be over the next six years to help fund the community college district, assuming it passes. >> richmond voters are rejecting a proposed soda tax. if approved they would have a fee on one cent per ounce of sugar sweet beverages. it's losing with a 68% no vote. the latest tallly shows the next measure is winning with 62%. voters appear to be voting down a'a patient on measurement c. it would be taxed at a rate of 4%. >> debates and campaign battle. after the dust settles, washington remains the same as it was before the election. let's go there with scott. >> reporter: the president keeps the white house. republicans keep the u.s. house and democrat keep the senate. after two years of washington gridlock,
that police were looking for a hit-and-run driver. the cyclist told us he suffered a major concussion. he also lost his bike, which he says was stuck to the front of the vehicle. the damaged bike was later found. police say the woman apologized, but is being charged with felony hit-and- run. her name still hasn't been released. >>> more problems tonight for toyota. the company is recalling hundreds of thousands of prius hybrids. many prius owners are just now hearing about this recall. >> reporter: frank, many toyota customers told us they bought a prius because of its gas mileage and dependability. tonight, school teacher marian mark drove her 2007 prius to the downtown toyota of oakland dealership to get her tires checked. she told us she wasn't aware of the latest recall. >> if there's a recall, i'm glad they're being honest and hoping to fix it. >> reporter: toyota is voluntarily recalling 600,000 priuses in the u.s. the 2004 through 2009 models. the problem is a potentially defective steering wheel. of the same cars, 300,000 may also have a faulty water pump that may cause the prius to st
. >> we want you to succeed. let's challenge ourselves to find the common ground that has eluded us. let's rise above the dysfunction and do the right thing together for our country. >> reporter: but can the speaker make deals with the white house and still satisfy tea party republicans. >> i'm not sure i see that changing over the next few years. >> reporter: usf political analyst, david latterman says republicans are at a cross roads. either continue to stone call -- >> or do they get the message that a lot of people don't want that, and there is room for compromise, and they do come to some accommodation on a couple things. >> reporter: diana feinstein says there's hope. >> we have to find some ways to use that word, which some are disdainful of berks you which i see in an enormously confident sense, and that word is compromise. >> this isn't something that i'm going drawing lining in the sand. he's not going to draw any lines in the sand, i don't believe. >> reporter: compromise may be what voters want, but republicans may be seeming to decide if compromise not only works for the cou
, with all the rest of us. reporting live in boston, rita williams, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> more details now, the national polls show a very tight race. an average of 8 polls shows president obama at 48.8%, and mitt romney at 48.1%. keep in mind, it is the electoral college that will determine the winner. >> volunteers are working to get out the vote in battleground states. the lines are buzzing with volunteers at phone banks dialing out of state area codes. >> reporter: frank, tomorrow morning in church meeting room will become a polling place. while it was quiet tonight, we saw last minute voting activities going at full speed. volunteers for the president worked the phones tonight in walnut creek. they're calling republicans, independents, and undecided voters in battleground states. >> you are in a very, very important state. you're in nevada. >> reporter: the mood and message differ from four years ago. hope and change now translate to stay the course, and finishing what the president started. volunteers say the work is harder this time. >> we have to do our homework and we have to know
will not forget that. >> reporter: this is their grandson's memorial. bill showed us what he wears around his neck. his youth unmistakable. one year ago today josh learned a roadside bomb ended tonight. tonight people gathered in front of veteran's memorial hall. they remembered the marine's life and how he changed theirs. >> ♪ >> reporter: with a hand over her heart and eyed crossed, denise remembers the loss of others. >> the lives lost in this community are priceless. >> we weren't sure if we wanted to have something because we didn't know that the day would bring us as far as emotions but more and more people were asking and it seemed like they wanted to come together. >> reporter: remembers their son in such a public way helps the foundation started in honor of josh's death. as the group grows the support hasn't waiverred. >> the response in the town was amazed and it hasn't waiverred a built. >> reporter: primo's donated 10% of their proceeds for anyone who came in and mentioned josh's foundation. >>> the service at evergreen cemetery recalled america's worse mass suicide. coleader jones a
election. and, david stevenson is in san francisco to tell us what he is finding out about the question of turnout, david? >> reporter: the voting booths behind me hera at san francisco city hall are staying busy. ahead of the polls closing at 8:00 this evening. take a look at the video we shot. sanfrancisco has over 503,000 voters. typical turn out here for presidential election is 71%. the elections department says it may be lower this year. half of the mail voters have been returned. but we are seeing people to come to vote in the booths including first-time voters of all ages. >> first time voting. it is very important. i want to vote for this country, the united states. >> it was really exciting and it was -- i was really happy to vote because before i could not vote. so i was just like, asking who are you voting for. now i get to do it. >> reporter: and despite the concerns of the turnout, sap fran has two chosely watched racees and initiatives ranging -- races and initiatives ranging from grocery taxes and the reservoir. the department of elections expects to release results of
'm tim vantress... thanks for joining us. the passage of prop 30 would appear to be a cause for celebration...csu students will be getting tuition refunds but as briana villalobos reports this wasn't the case. ">>>students at san jose state protested at the president's office regarding three new fee proposals that are coming up in the november 13th and 14th board of trustees meeting. "we're a little bit confused why should our fees be going up if prop 30 just passed? we're tryna get more money from the state. we just had this new source of income, but for some reason it's still necessary to raise our fees even more." the csu chancellor proposed three new fees in september that could potentially crutch students by insinuating that super seniors and those retaking courses are gaming and abusing the system. "students go through tough times. so i failed a class way back inthe day and that wasn't me gaming the system. what was i supposed to say, i failed calculus 2 jokes on you csu. it doesn't make any sense and the fact that the chancellor's throwing out these arguments just sho
down as ktvu's laurean blanco told us at least one person had a run in with police. >> if you continue to ignore me, i'm going to have to take you to jail. >> reporter: what started as a protest against measure f turned into a confrontation with cops. an officer sited one protester for blocking the sidewalk. >> we don't want to see measure f pass. it's blatantly unconstitutional. >> reporter: the measure bans sitting on the sidewalk between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. people parked on the popular walk way today tells us it's counter to the city's counter culture. >> this is one of the few places where people actually walk instead of drive. it's hard to reach people nowadays. >> a lot of our people tell us they're uncomfortable. a lot of people in berkeley say i don't go to telegraph anymore. >> we need to reclaim our public places so everybody feels comfortable and enjoys the downtown. >> reporter: these protesters would make the same argument for different reasons. >> let's get together and stop these rules ♪ sitting shouldn't be so hard to do. >> reporter: if measure f passes, it woul
presidential campaign behind him, president barack obama used his first major remarks since reelection to dive right into a showdown over the looming fiscal cliff. >> we are serious about about reducing the deficit. we have to combine spending cuts with revenue. and that means asking the wealthiest americans to pay a little more in taxes. >> a group of middle class miles an hours, the president staked his position for crucial negotiations develop the white house and capitol hill. extending a negotiation with both parties meeting with him next friday. they warn the combination of tax cuts set to expire and automatic federal spending cuts poised start kicking in on january 1st could put the country back into a recession if a compromise is not reached. the chief negotiator, house speaker, said on friday that raising taxes is not the answer. >> everyone wants to get our economy moving again. everyone wants more americans back to work again. raising tax rates will slow down our ability to create the jobs that everyone says they want. >> reporter: without an agreement the average american household
do that to someone and live with yourself. >> reporter: san josi police told us by phone that the shooting happened moments before 1:30 this morning, but investigators already have witnesses. police won't say much other than there is no quick fix to the number of homicides seen in this city over the last few years. last years hit 40. this past august police dealt with a violent crime spree lasting eleven days. eight people died. the deputyf department spokesman says with less than ten gang-related he is reluctant to tie it to gang activity. >> it's just devastating. >> reporter: but for neighbors in this complex, this is a story about their loss, and what one family will never get back. >> he wasn't a troublemaker. he was a good person. he was a good father. >> why did they have to get a gun and take someone's life? that is what i don't get. >> reporter: robert agulto leaves behind two young children, ages 3 and 1. police haven't made any arrests. reporting live in san josi, jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police in menlo park are investigating a drive-by shoo
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